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Keep Holmes working for us

Despite the recent economic difficulties, Placer County is in relatively good fiscal shape, largely because of the efforts of the current board of supervisors. Jim Holmes has ably ...

We can count on Jim Holmes

After reading Jim Holmes? guest column last month, on serving the homeless in Placer County (?Take a look at the homeless around us,? Another View, April 13), I remain honored to b ...

Vote Holmes for District 3

Re-elect Jim Holmes for District 3 county supervisor. Jim has been an outstanding elected official who has contributed much of his time getting to know the people in his district a ...

It pays to shop around

My John Deere riding mower needed the valves adjusted and money is tight. Internet valve lash specs were inconsistent, so I went to a JD dealer. They seemed friendly when I had pur ...

Await serious fallout of "Trollopgate"

If a dozen members of a Secret Service away team expects to cavort with whores in the Colombian capital and get away with it, it is obvious that their discovery is the tip of the i ...

In the Bible, it’s called an ass

After I read Ed Saiz’s letter to the editor (Reader Input, April 18), I felt compelled to write one addressing “Such language before Easter.” What about other tim ...

USA has taken strange turn

Seriously, are there still birth certificate people out there? It is apparent that no matter what Obama does it will never be enough for most Republications. I was 7 years old when ...

Guns cause more trouble than end it

I would not feel safe in Gordy Ainsleigh’s world where everyone is allowed and encouraged to carry a gun (“Citizenry needs its firearms,” Reader Input, April 11). ...

Act local, show support for Measure A

Quite some time ago I became suspicious of public officials and special interest groups using words that make me feel good, and lately I have been hearing about the citizens of Aub ...

Another View: Take a look at the homeless around us

Editor’s note: Supervisor Jim Holmes is up for reelection June 5. He is facing challenger Robert Grigas of Newcastle in District 3.During my time as a Placer County Superviso ...